Wellness Specialist, Sr.
Paula Kommor brings to the program her love of helping others and a wealth of professional and educational experiences. Paula leads UofL’s wellness coaching initiatives, facilitates wellness programs, and teaches in the School of Nursing. Paula created an accredited Interdisciplinary Wellness Coach Minor by aligning student needs with University mission through a multi-disciplinary team of experts.
The program is now a part of the School of Nursing curriculum. In it, students learn coaching techniques and then put them into practice helping faculty, staff and students. Paula holds a Master of Education degree in health promotion and counseling from UofL and is trained by the Harvard Mind/Body Medical Institute in cutting-edge stress management techniques. She is a National Board Certified Wellness Coach (ICHWC), as well as a certified International Coaching Federation (ICF). Before coming to UofL, she created Dynamic Wellness LLC, a wellness company designed to help professionals more effectively manage their stress. She also presents "hands-on" keynotes and seminars on stress management.